Day Cruises

Experience the stunning Marlborough Sounds with Cougar Line's day cruises to far-flung bays, islands and lodges in Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui.


Come on board and relax while we take you to some of the most beautiful places in the Marlborough Sounds. 

The name on the side of Cougar Line's Sounds Exciting boat sits above the boat's wake, while cruising the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
Sounds Exciting returns to Picton in the Marlborough Sounds

Spend a morning on a deserted island bird sanctuary, cruise to a relaxing lunch at a Marlborough Sounds resort, or join our fascinating delivery cruise to private jetties, homesteads and lodges. Enjoy the informative commentary from our friendly and experienced crew and spot the local wildlife.

For a longer getaway, cruise with us to a night at a secluded Marlborough Sounds lodge, surrounded by nature.

Whatever cruise option you choose, you’ll know you’re seeing the best of Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui, with us.

NZ green map with purple arrow on Marlborough.
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